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Larry: “If I had to buy all of those tools, I couldn’t have done the project. I wouldn’t have done the project.”

It’s been a big year for us: we’re finally settled in our new space, expanded our tool inventory, and streamlined our entire database system. In 2012, we are especially excited to launch a monthly Pizza and Power Tools workshop to

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Jane: “It’s a great place. It’s come in so handy. Everyone who works here is really nice.”

Did you know that Tool Library membership and late fees cover less than half of our annual costs? We try to keep our expenses low, but we have to raise over $800 per month to meet our expenses. Will you

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Consider making a tax deductible donation to the Tool Library today

Will you consider making a year-end tax deductible donation to support the work of the Tool Library? Your generosity will ensure that we continue to provide you and your fellow Philadelphians with the tools and know-how to see their project

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When are we open?

Monday - Thursday:
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where are we?

1314 S. 47th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

We are in a warehouse on the west side of S. 47th Street about 200 feet south of Woodland Avenue.

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Who are we?

The West Philly Tool Library loans tools to community members so they can perform simple home maintenance, tend their yards and gardens, build furniture, start projects, and learn new skills in a safe and affordable manner.